Revised 27 Oct. 1992, Gen. 264

 

DESCENDANTS OF ALONZO HENRY GRAVES AND BETSEY JOHNSON

OF MA

 

 

GENERATION 1

 

Alonzo Henry Graves (1) was born about 1822, probably in Montague, MA, died in 1899 in South Hadley, MA, and was buried 10 May 1899 in Evergreen Cem., South Hadley. He married Betsey Johnson, daughter of Joshua Johnson and Irene ------. She was born about 1820 in Springfield, MA (no record found there), and died and was buried in 1877 in South Hadley, MA. Her parents were from Hardwick, MA. (R-1)

Children - Graves

+2. Henry Alonzo Graves, b. 1844-45, m. Eliza McDade, d.c. 1877.

3. Warren Alonzo Graves, b. 1845-46 (probably South Hadley, MA), never married, d. 25 July 1863. He died of injuries sustained in the Civil War while in transit from LA by boat. He served in the same unit as his brother, Henry, 52nd Reg., Co. H Northampton, MA. He was a farmer.

4. John Graves, b. 1853-54 (probably South Hadley, MA).

 

 

GENERATION 2

 

CHILDREN OF ALONZO H. GRAVES (1) AND BETSEY JOHNSON

Henry Alonzo Graves (2) was born 1844-45, and died possibly 1877, possibly in South Hadley, MA, where he also may have been buried. He was a farmer. He served as a Private in the Civil War, 52nd Reg., Co. H, Northampton, MA. He enlisted 18 Aug. 1862, was mustered in on 11 Oct. 1862, and mustered out on 14 Aug. 1863. His war injuries were said to have contributed to his early death. He married Eliza McDade. She was born 1845-46 in Ireland, and died and was buried in South Hadley, MA. All their children were probably born in South Hadley, MA. (R-1)

Children - Graves

5. Warren Alonzo Graves, b. 7 June 1866.

+6. Wallace Henry Graves, b. 12 Dec. 1867, m. Laura Kallaugher, d. 23 Nov. 1954.

7. William C. Graves, b.c. 1868.

8. Rosa M. Graves, b. 1876-77, m. ------ Haynes, d. prob. OK. She moved to OK. It is unknown whether she met her husband in New England or elsewhere. She eventually acquired several mineral acres in Canadian Co., OK, which have been divided among her many descendants.

9. Joseph P. Graves, b.c. 1877.

 

 

GENERATION 3

 

CHILDREN OF HENRY A. GRAVES (2) AND ELIZA McDADE

Wallace Henry Graves (6) was born 12 Dec. 1867 in South Hadley, MA, died 23 Nov. 1954 in Ashfield, MA, and was buried in Chicopee, MA. He was a teamster and a stationary engineer. He married Laura Kallaugher. She was born in either Ireland or Kingston, Ontario. (R-1)

Children - Graves

+10. Ruth Estelle Graves, b. 6 Dec. 1896, m. Charles Ivon Messenger, 30 June 1920, d. 31 Jan. 1956.

11. Reta Margaret Graves, b. 7 Aug. 1898, m. Myron Wilford Ryder, d. Nov. 1989 (South Hadley, MA). Bur. Chicopee, MA. She was a registered nurse.

12. Wallace Kallaugher Graves, m. Ruth ------. They were separated. He was an executive.

 

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